Oklahoma City trails the shorthanded Denver Nuggets 51-50 at halftime in a wild back and forth contest. After taking a 29-25 in the opening period, the Oklahoma City Thunder opened the second quarter with a 10-0 run to take a 39-25 advantage. Denver finished the quarter on a 26-11 run to grab the lead at the half.
Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook scored 11 points each to lead the Thunder at the intermission. James Harden added 10 points off the bench to round out Thunder players in double figures.
Danilo Gallinari has 13 points at halftime on 5-9 shooting including 3-5 from three-point-range. Andre Miller added eight points off the bench while Aaron Afflalo added six. The Nuggets are a little short handed after trading center Nene to the Washington Wizards in exchange for Washington's JaVale McGee.
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